Data Entry Volunteer - Community Resilience Challenge

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Mon Apr 16, 2018 - Sun Jun 10, 2018


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


Sustainable Contra Costa (SCOCO) invites passionate and dedicated individuals to volunteer to help us further our mission. Learn about sustainability principles and practices while building up your resume, collaborating with a fabulous team, making valuable contacts, and getting hands on experience at a cutting edge organization!

Sustainable Contra Costa is a nonprofit that educates, connects and inspires Contra Costa individuals and organizations to embrace a sustainable lifestyle. We are a community of citizens, educators, innovators, and organizations working together to create ecologically sustainable, economically vibrant, and socially just communities for all. Our work is based on the 10 principles of One Planet Living and we are committed to helping achieve the global Sustainable Development Goals through local actions in the greater Contra Costa region. Our programs and initiatives leverage the power of individual and community-wide daily actions to transform the way we interact with each other and the world around us.

We have an immediate volunteer opportunity for Data Entry - Community Resilience Challenge . This volunteer will fill a vital supporting role with the organization. He or she will help us with the very timely project of inputting data regarding

The Community Resilience Challenge East Bay , which takes place throughout the months of April and May, 2018. The Challenge is an annual mobilization campaign that inspires thousands of citizens and groups to take action to save water, grow food, conserve energy, reduce waste pollution, and build community. Individuals pledge a new action in their life, one that makes a positive difference for our planet and our local environment. In this way we "grow sustainability, one act at a time".

This volunteer will enter people’s individual pledges into our Community Resilience Challenge system, requiring very simple data entry. Paper forms will need to be picked up by, or delivered to, the volunteer from Walnut Creek. This volunteer should be adaptive, reliable and a team player, fluent in English, and interested in environmental issues and solutions for the future. The volunteer will work remotely on their own Internet-connected computer. Hours and location are flexible, and volunteers must be comfortable structuring their own time. This work should take no more than a few hours a week. Volunteers may also have an opportunity to do writing, editing and research, website support, event production, and outreach and education of the public, if this is of interest.

Sustainable Contra Costa depends on volunteers to forward our efforts. Our volunteer positions provide on-the-job experience and substantial professional benefits including:

* Working with a unique local environmental non-profit organization and with fun, spirited

and dedicated team members who really appreciate each other

* Connecting with innovative and pioneering leaders in the expanding field of sustainability

* Improving administrative and communication skills

* Valuable job networking

* Community service credit for school, if desired

* Letter of recommendation/professional reference, based on performance

TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION : send your resume and a cover letter to Batya Gelfand at:, with DATA ENTRY VOLUNTEER APPLICATION as the subject. Please indicate in your cover letter why this position suits your skills, interests and experience. For more info, please check out our website: , or email THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION!


  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Database Administration

Good Match For

People 55+

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